Alabama Water Institute Hosts Archaeologist at Choctaw Cultural Center

June 14, 2023

For thousands of years before all-electric stoves were common in American kitchens, early Choctaws prepared food in clay-lined fire pits. The Choctaw Cultural Center recently offered a demonstration of this ancient technique in a class of Traditional Earth Oven Cooking for the public. Mike Fedoroff, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Alabama specializing in southeastern archaeology, facilitated the event.

Youth Stickball Tournament set for June 3

May 18, 2023

The Peh Toli Youth Stickball Tournament is an opportunity for a day of cultural fun for all ages. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 3 on the Competition Stickball Field of the Choctaw Cultural Center.

Choctaw Cultural Night for the Magnolia Festival on June 1

May 16, 2023

The Choctaw Cultural Center is partnering with the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce to help kick off the Magnolia Festival. Choctaw Cultural Night for the Magnolia Festival will take place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 1 at the Choctaw Cultural Center.